Jupiter Overwhelming the Giants, 1647

  • Bartolomeo Coriolano, Italian, 1599-1676
  • Guido Reni, Italian, 1575-1642

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed in three shades of brown ink on laid paper

  • Image: 17 3/8 × 12 1/4 inches (44.1 × 31.1 cm) Sheet: 17 1/2 × 12 3/8 inches (44.5 × 31.4 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps


Label attached to verso: [artist, title, reference and medium printed in German]

Inscribed, on block, upper left of image: TERRA PARENS | Quondam Celestibus | Inuida Regnis. | Claud. Gigamon. Inscribed, in brown ink, below image, lower center: nxno Inscribed, in pencil, verso: [illegible notations]

May 1894, Juan Jorge Peoli (New York, New York, USA). Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Von Bartsch, Adam. Le peintre graveur illustré. Vol., XII, Italian Chiaroscuro Woodcuts. University Park, 1971, no. 114.12 II.

Bartolomeo Coriolano; after Guido Reni, Jupiter Overwhelming the Giants, 1647, chiaroscuro woodcut printed in three shades of brown ink on laid paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S318.A.